BFI Working Papers

Sharing research in progress—and refining it through rigorous discussion and debate—is a hallmark of scholarship at the Becker Friedman Institute for Economics.
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BFI Working Paper Jun 27, 2022

Politics At Work

Emanuele Colonnelli, Valdemar Pinho Neto, Edoardo Teso
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 21, 2022

The Shift to Remote Work Lessens Wage-Growth Pressures

Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Jun 10, 2022

Does Information Affect Homophily?

Yana Gallen, Melanie Wasserman
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper May 26, 2022

Unemployment Insurance in Macroeconomic Stabilization

Rohan Kekre
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper May 19, 2022

New Gig Work or Changes in Reporting? Understanding Self-Employment Trends in Tax Data

Andrew Garin, Emilie Jackson, Dmitri Koustas
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2022

Mentorship and Role Modeling, In and Out of the House: Evidence from High School Girls in Saudi Arabia

Alessandra González, Inmaculada Macias-Alonso, Jennifer Peck
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Mar 28, 2022

Doing Business Far from Home: Multinational Firms and Labor Market Outcomes in Saudi Arabia

Alessandra González, Xianglong Kong
Topics:  Employment & Wages
BFI Working Paper Mar 15, 2022

Chasing an Elusive Target: Measuring Productivity Growth under Factor-Biased Technical Change

Anders Akerman, Ingvil Gaarder
Topics:  Employment & Wages